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[V Report Plus] Big Bang to meet with fans via ‘V’ app

  • Published : Aug 2, 2015 - 15:32
  • Updated : Aug 2, 2015 - 15:32

Big Bang will air a live concert “Big Bang Countdown” via Naver’s newly-launched app “V” on Tuesday at 11 p.m., ahead of releasing two new songs.

The announcement was made with a poster titled “Big Bang Countdown,” which was unveiled by the band’s label YG Entertainment on its official blog Sunday. During the concert, Big Bang will engage with fans and talk about their past releases and upcoming songs.

Big Bang's "Countdown Live" (YG Entertainment)

Immediately after the broadcast, Big Bang on Wednesday will release EP “E,” containing two tracks, “Let’s Not Love” and “Fantastic” -- by the subunit GD&TOP. The upcoming album “E” is the fourth and the final installment of the band’s ongoing project album “MADE” series.

As part of the project album “MADE,” the band has dropped pairs of songs each month since May. All the songs -- including “Loser,” “Bae Bae,” “Bang Bang Bang” and “We Like 2 Party” -- reached the top spots on local music charts.

The “V” app, which was launched on Saturday, is a new live-streaming mobile app by Korea’s largest portal site Naver, featuring 23 K-pop singers to interact in real time with the global audiences and fans. The stellar lineup of stars include Beast, Wonder Girls, 2PM, SM Town and many more. The beta version of V app is now available for Android only. The iOS version comes out in mid-August. For more information, visit www.vlive.tv

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By Ahn Sung-mi (sahn@heraldcorp.com)